(May 5, 2013) German tennis veteran Tommy Haas won his first Munich Open in his tenth attempt, ousting defending champion Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6 (3). The match was first all-German final in Munich in 48 years. “It’s a sensational feeling to be quite honest,” Haas said of the win. “It was another one of those [...]
Tommy Haas won the BMW Open for the first time in his 10th attempt.
The third-seeded Haas beat defending champion Philipp Kohlschreiber 6-3, 7-6 (3) on Sunday to win the first all-German final in Munich in 48 years.
The 35-year-old Haas capped an impressive week by beating Kohlschreiber in 83 minutes for his 14th ATP Tour title and his fourth on home soil.
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Philipp Kohlschreiber opened his season with a 7-6 (5), 6-1 victory over Croatia's Ivan Dodig in the first round of the Qatar Open on Monday.
The third-seeded German was joined in the second round by sixth-seeded Viktor Troicki of Serbia, who battled past Bjorn Phau of Germany 6-3, 3-6, 6-4.
The injury plagued Nikolay Davydenko, whose ranking has fallen to No. 48 from a high...
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December 31, 2012
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Joe-Wilfried Tsonga advanced to the Wimbledon semifinals on Wednesday after he defeated Philipp Kohlschreiber. In his second semifinal in two years, Tsonga is set to face Andy Murray with the winner taking on either Roger Federer or Novak Djokovic. As expected, Tsonga was very excited and overwhelmed after beating Murray. It’s no surprise that during a moment like that his first...
Philipp Kohlschreiber began the defense of his Gerry Weber Open title with a win over wild card Dustin Brown in an all-German matchup Monday.
The 163rd-ranked Brown twice pushed Kohlschreiber to a tiebreaker before the eighth-seeded defending champion won 7-6 (4), 7-6 (4) in 1 hour, 23 minutes.
Canada's Milos Raonic was the other seeded player to play on the opening day of...
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June 11, 2012
Philipp Kohlschreiber defeated Marin Cilic 7-6 (8), 6-3 to win the BMW Open for the second time. He previously took the title in 2007. He’s now the first two-time German winner in Munich.
”I improved from match to match, felt very well for the whole week and played good tennis, said Kohlschreiber.
“As we walked on the court, we had a nice crowd and the weather cleared up....
Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany beat Marin Cilic of Croatia 7-6 (8), 6-3 Sunday to win the BMW Open for the second time.
Kohlschreiber, seeded fourth, also won this clay-court tournament in 2007. He saved seven of eight break points to capture his fourth title in his sixth ATP final. His previous title also came in Germany - last year's Gerry Weber Open in Halle.
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May 05, 2012